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April 24, 2018 4:18 PM One thing: Adrian Stimson’s Old Sun reframes history at the Art Gallery of Ontario

The Siksika artist’s installation amid the standard icons of Canadian art sheds new light on both, writes Murray Whyte. They took the spotlight, while Stimson’s history was relegated to the dark. The fixture, recovered from Old Sun Indian Residential School in Saskatchewan, shatters a long-held barrier between official history and not, imposing itself 10

April 22, 2018 3:23 PM Canadian was killed in Peru, Global Affairs says

The death was related to the reported assassination of Indigenous elder Olivia Arevalo Lomas, Global Affairs Canada said. Global Affairs Canada says the death was related to the reported assassination of Indigenous elder Olivia Arevalo Lomas. Arevalo Lomas was a human rights activist of the Shipibo-Konibo people in the Ucayali region. The federal government 13

April 22, 2018 12:56 PM Amazon deaths of Canadian and Indigenous healer under investigation

Canadian who was thought to be a suspect in woman's killing was reported hanged Authorities in Peru are investigating after an Indigenous spiritual leader was shot to death, a case that local media reports say resulted in the killing of a Canadian citizen, in reprisal for the murder. Olivia Arevalo Lomas, who was 81 and from the Shipibo-Conibo ethnic 10

April 12, 2018 1:29 PM New mental wellness teams being established for Ontario First Nations communities

The federal and provincial governments are contributing $5 million each to the program that will see 19 mental health support teams located across the province. Coteau called it a unique agreement to help provide important mental health and prevention services and supports for First Nations. “This will help Indigenous children and youth receive mental 6

April 7, 2018 9:00 AM Should National Gallery sell off international works to buy Canadian art?

The upcoming sale of a masterpiece by the National Gallery of Canada has started an interesting debate. Should Canada's gallery be selling off international works to pay for more Canadian art? The news has stirred a fierce debate within the Canadian art world: Should the National Gallery of Canada sell off its international collection to fund Canadian 11

April 6, 2018 2:15 PM B.C.’s top chefs send letter urging province to end open-net salmon farming

More than 50 chefs sent a letter to the forests and agriculture ministers, urging them to terminate salmon farm operations opposed by First Nations. “It’s clear that these salmon farms are bad for the fish and the environment and, as a result, our industry,” says Hawksworth. Chef Jeremy Belcourt of Salmon n’ Bannock, a Vancouver restaurant serving First 15

March 28, 2018 4:07 PM Trudeau says he’s disappointed by Pope’s decision not to apologize for residential schools

The prime minister asked the Pope to consider apologizing when he visited the Vatican last year. OTTAWA—Justin Trudeau says he is disappointed with the Pope’s decision not to apologize for the Catholic Church’s role in residential schools and the trauma experienced by their students. The prime minister says reconciliation is not just between government 7

March 23, 2018 1:24 AM Ottawa vows to eliminate tuberculosis in Inuit communities by 2030

Inuit communities have seen higher rates of infection than non-Indigenous communities The federal government is promising to eliminate tuberculosis in Inuit communities by 2030. Minister of Indigenous Services Jane Philpott and President of Inuit Tapiriit Kanatami Natan Obed made the announcement in Ottawa Friday ahead of World Tuberculosis Day. They've 61

March 22, 2018 4:38 PM Man charged in 2015 MMIWG-related killing of Krystal Andrews

Michael William Okemow, 37, of Gods Lake Narrows, faces 2nd-degree murder count, RCMP announce Manitoba RCMP have arrested a 37-year-old man in connection with the killing of Krystal Andrews, a young mother found dead in God's Lake First Nation in 2015. Michael William Okemow, from Gods Lake Narrows, Man., has been charged with second-degree murder 64

March 19, 2018 10:10 PM Gerald Stanley, farmer acquitted in Colten Boushie case, faces gun-related charges

The Saskatchewan farmer who was acquitted last month in the fatal shooting of a young Indigenous man is to be back in court next month to face charges of unsafe storage of firearms. BATTLEFORD, SASK.—A Saskatchewan farmer who was acquitted last month in the fatal shooting of a young Indigenous man is to be back in court April 16 to face gun charges 14